- See works by Edward Hopper, Georgia O’Keeffe, Jacob Lawrence, and many others.
- Experience the breathtaking new building by world-renowned architect Renzo Piano.
- Take in soaring views of the city from four stories of outdoor balcony terraces.
- Enjoy seasonal fare and cocktails at the eighth-floor Studio Cafe, or at the ground-floor restaurant.
- Steps away from the famous High Line, Chelsea Market, and other Downtown attractions.
The Whitney Museum of American Art – named after its founder, prominent philanthropist Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney – is devoted to contemporary and modern American art. Housed in a breathtaking new building, the museum is located at the entrance of the High Line park in Manhattan’s Meatpacking District, a destination for vanguard architecture, fashion, and nightlife.
The Whitney’s unparalleled collection of 20th and 21st-century art features iconic works by artists including Andy Warhol, Edward Hopper, Georgia O’Keeffe, and Jacob Lawrence. These works and many other favorites are on view alongside groundbreaking exhibitions that rotate throughout the year.
Current Exhibit: Whitney Biennial
The Whitney Biennial is an unmissable event for anyone interested in finding out what’s happening in art today. Curators Jane Panetta and Rujeko Hockley have been visiting artists over the past year in search of the most important and relevant work. Featuring seventy-five artists and collectives working in painting, sculpture, installation, film and video, photography, performance, and sound, the 2019 Biennial takes the pulse of the contemporary artistic moment. Introduced by the Museum’s founder Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney in 1932, the Biennial is the longest-running exhibition in the country to chart the latest developments in American art.